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Center on Inclusive Technology & Education Systems Building Systems for Inclusive Teaching and Learning with the CITES Framework - The team from the Center on Inclusive Technology and Education Systems (CITES) will share a proactive approach to designing district technology practices that will ensure…
Leaves are pinned to a board above pieces of paper that say climate science. Supporting the Implementation of UDL in Secondary Science: Supporting Students to take Climate Action - In our time, there may be no greater topic of importance than climate change. Ensuring that all students have access to learning about the topic…
Tile shows EquatIO logo EquatIO Mathspace: There’s More Than One Way to Solve a Math Problem - Those of you familiar with EquatIO, know that there are lots of moving parts and pieces to our Math/STEM tool. Please consider joining us for…
A screenshot of the application OrbitNotes sits above the logos for OrbitNote and read&write Leveraging EdTech to Provide Options & Scaffolding for Your Learners - At Texthelp we believe every learner has the right to understand and be understood. When literacy is a barrier for learners, it affects them in…
Colored paper hands reach towards a globe. Connecting the Dots Between UDL, DEI & EdTech - Thursday, March 31st, 2:30-3:30pm ET Most school districts and universities are  prioritizing and strategizing around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. How does that work connect to…
A compass points to the word implement. The UDL Journey in Fraser - Friday, April 1st, 9:00-9:20am ET Superintendent Carrie Wozniak discusses Fraser Public School District’s UDL implementation journey. Video Session Session Resources: Slide Deck
A line of computer desks in a library. Open Education in a Post-Covid World - In this presentation, participants will learn why Open Educational Resources are critical to establishing a more equitable and fairer education for all. Participants interested in…
A graphic of a fist bump under the session title: Putting the “U” in UDL! Integrating a Critical Lens into the Implementation of Universal Design for Learning Putting the “U” in UDL! Integrating a Critical Lens into the Implementation of Universal Design for Learning - UDL is intended as a framework for educators to ensure all students regardless of ability, cultural background, and race are instructed and supported to thrive…
A professor lectures in front of a higher education class. Providing Embedded UDL Coaching: A Schoolwide Professional Development Model to Sustain UDL Implementation - This session will provide an overview of the third year of a secondary school’s implementation of UDL. Much has been disseminated as it relates to…
An outline of the UDL Guidelines sets underneath the text "Get involved. #UDLrising." UDL Rising to Equity: Community Conversations - Thursday, March 31st, 6:00-7:00pm ET UDL Rising to Equity is a community-driven process to reenvision CAST’s UDL Guidelines through an equity lens. As part of…
A stack of sticky notes with the top one inscribed with the word momentum. Momentum Through Multiple Means - Friday, April 1st, 10:00-11:00am ET UDL is an educational framework, a way of thinking, and a set of systems, skills, and beliefs. What if we…
Graphic of an elephant in a business meeting room during a meeting. Normal Sucks: Let’s Talk about the Elephant in the Room - Thursday, March 31st, 10:30-11:30am ET Does normal exist? If we take a deep dive into history, we find that “normal” is a relative term that…
Graphic of three people using technology to share photos, hashtags, and words in thought bubbles. Design the SETTing with Tech and Techniques - Friday, April 1st, 3:15-4:15pm ET We’ve all heard the buzz words UDL, technology, implementation, and more; but this session will deep dive into how to know…
Tile shows session title: Virtual UDL Video Club Simulation: Experience How a Video Club Can Deepen Your UDL Practice Virtual UDL Video Club Simulation: Experience How a Video Club Can Deepen Your UDL Practice - Thursday, March 31st, 10:30-11:30am ET Experience a new approach to deepen your UDL practice: CAST’s Virtual UDL Video Club. This model brings educators together virtually…
Image of a peeling apple over the word unlearning. Unlearning to Design for Equity and Inclusion - Thursday, March 31st, 9:30-10:00am ET Sometimes we do things in a certain way simply out of habit, such as how we assign homework, grade papers,…
A keyboard has buttons with icons for accessibility. Let’s Talk About EdTech-Quity - Friday, April 1st, 1:00-2:00pm ET In the last two years there has been a resurgence for a call to action, prompted by the pandemic and…
Lightbulbs hang over session title: Reenvisioning the UDL Guidelines for Equity and Agency Reenvisioning the UDL Guidelines for Equity and Agency  - Friday, April 1st, 10:00-11:00am ET The current UDL guidelines version 2.2 are under revision, and CAST is reaching out to various UDL experts, educators and…
Tile shows session title: Educate Families on Education a UDL Approach Educate Families on Education a UDL Approach  - Friday, April 1st, 1:00-2:00pm ET Family engagement is linked to student success yet many families are disconnected from the school community, especially with technology. This…
A student presents about DNA in the front of an elementary classroom. Hand Over the Control - Thursday, March 31st, 1:15-2:15pm ET Practitioners who apply the UDL framework share that they’ve learned to “give up control.” For those new to the framework,…
A teacher writes math equations on a chalkboard. Students raise their hands to solve the problem. UDL Math: Integrating Best Practices in Mathematics Education with UDL  - Thursday, March 31st, 10:30-11:30am ET UDL presents a vision of classrooms without barriers, but how do we put this vision into practice in math classrooms?…
Tile shows Corgi logo Explore Corgi: Try Out a Digital Graphic Organizer to Teach Claim, Evidence, Reasoning - Thursday, March 31st, 1:15-2:15pm ET Check out a live demonstration of the Corgi application: CAST & KU’s interactive, digital graphic organizers designed to support higher-order…
Tile shows session title: Moving Beyond Accessible and Towards Universal Instructional Design alongside a graphic of presenter, Bill Fischer. Universal Instructional Design Continued - In this demo, you will see examples of specific methods for integrating accessible and universal design into games. These methods include integrations for multiple modes…
A teacher helps an elementary student use a microscope. Implementing UDL in a Franco-Manitoban Elementary School: Promoting the Well-being of Teachers and Learners - Few studies on UDL focus on its effectiveness and impact on the well-being of teachers and their students. This action research aims to describe the…
Tile shows session title: UDL at Scale next to headshot of presenter Thomas J. Tobin UDL at Scale - Friday, April 1st, 10:00-11:00am ET Most of us know how to implement universal design for learning (UDL) in individual activities, courses, and service interactions. But…
Graphic of a young boy sitting on a book alongside space graphics. The title text also appears: Leading with confidence: How Implementation Science guides leaders in UDL Implementation Leading with Confidence: How Implementation Science Guides Leaders in UDL Implementation  - Thursday, March 31st, 2:30-3:30pm ET This session is designed to support district or building leadership in the implementation of Universal Design for Learning. Like the…
Tile shows session title: The Final Frontier! UDL in the Virtual Classroom The Final Frontier! UDL in the Virtual Classroom - Thursday, March 31st, 10:30-11:30am ET This presentation will, through various tools presented and utilized, will demonstrate the power of UDL principles and checkpoints in designing…
A classroom rendering with figures using a whiteboard for a classroom activity. Speaking Through Spaces: What We Put in Our Environment Speaks Back to Us - Friday, April 1st, 9:20-9:40am ET UDL is a broadly applicable framework that helps teachers think about every element of instruction. What role does the classroom…